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Local music this week: surf rockin’ through September

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Welcome back! Here is all the information you need for Bloomington’s music scene from Sept. 19 to 24:   

18+ activities 

Los Angeles-based electric rocker Katie Alice Greer stops in Bloomington for her fall tour celebrating her new album “Barbarism.” She will be supported by psychedelic trio The Electric Nature, synth-pop artist Daguerreotype and noise artist Lather. This jam-packed show is set to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Orbit Room. Tickets can be purchased online for $11. 

Acoustic duo The Reys team up with indie rock band Cone for a double-header show at 8 p.m. Friday at the Arcadia, located at 317 E. 15th St. Cover for the show is only $7. 

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The Sounds from the Black Hole concert series continues with performances from out-rock, no-wave band Kool-Aid Jammerz, noise artist Rush Falknor and psychedelic synth artist Ditlee. This experimental music experience starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Orbit Room. Tickets can be purchased online for just $8. 

Indy-based indie band XYZ will play their first show with modern surf rock group the Katatonics and local rock outfit Rearview Rhonda. The music begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at Baker’s Junction Haunted Train, located at 7898 S. Fairfax Road. Cover is only $10. 

Chicago slacker rock band the Slaps, supported by local indie band Tree to Stone, venture to Bloomington for a night of music. The show is slated to begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Reef, located at 313 N. Overhill Drive. Smashed Burger will serve hot food alongside jewelry and clothing vendors. Entry is just $7. 

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21+ activities 

Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band Red NOT Chili Peppers takes the stage at 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Bluebird. Join them for $1 Drink Wednesday with the purchase of a $10 ticket

Best buds Matt Woods and Chad Price team up for an acoustic show at 7 p.m. Friday at the Orbit Room. Tickets can be purchased online for $11, with an additional table reservation for four available for $20. 

Mike Adams at his Honest Weight celebrates their new single “Basement Spacemen” at Adams’ birthday bash show. He is joined by Pittsburgh power pop group Tiny Wars, garage surf rock band Century III and doom metal band Ömen-Killer. This birthday mega-show is slated to begin at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Blockhouse Bar. Cover is just $10. 

Chicago-based cover band Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press return to the stage at 9 p.m. Friday at the Bluebird. Tickets can be purchased online for $15.  

Bloomington based funky rock group Six Foot Blonde will hit the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Bluebird. Tickets are only $10. 

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